Turkcell launches first domestic smartphone

Mobile operator Turkcell is set to start selling Turkey’s first self-designed smartphone by the end of September, a move that will...

Turkish Central Bank hikes lending rate in bid to stem lira slide

Turkey’s central bank raised its overnight lending rate by 50 basis points today in a surprise bid to prevent a slide in the...

Flamingos prepare to take flight on southward journey

Lake Tuz, located in the middle of the Anatolian prairie, is home to one of the biggest flamingo populations in the...

1,500-year old church discovered in southwest Turkey

A  1,500 year-old church has been unearthed in Tripoli ancient city of Buldan town in southwestern province of Denizli and it will be opened...

Meteors put on show at Ephesus

The ancient city of Ephesus played host to a rare celestial event on the night of Aug. 12 and 13 thanks to the...

App promises users to experience İstanbul’s ‘soul’

An application developed for Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch products gives its users the opportunity to experience the “soul” of...

Removal of alcohol logos from shop signs to hit Turkish vendors in pocket

Craftsmen and restaurant owners in Turkey are concerned about a law that forces all retailers to remove alcoholic beverage logos and...

Turkey is favorite location for vacation with kids

According to recent research released by the global travel agency Thomas Cook, Turkey ranked as the top holiday destination of families...

Catching up with Kuşadası

I'm sitting on my hotel terrace gazing out at the azure sea. Over to the right, I can see smart new...

Love Boat makes final run to scrap heap

The MS Pacific, a cruise ship made famous by its appearance in the popular U.S. 1970s television show “The Love Boat,” has...

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